## anonymous 3 years ago What is order and degree of a Differential Equations ?

1. anonymous

@abb0t

2. anonymous

@saifoo.khan @salini

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@Hero

4. abb0t

I think it just refers to which variable it is dependent. I think first order means dependent on x, and second order dependent on y.

5. anonymous

plz provide me few examples...

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plzz @JamesJ

7. abb0t

typically, a first oder diff. equation: $\frac{ y }{ x }y' =1$ while a second order is usually: $y''+y'+6 = 0$

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9. abb0t

wHaT?

10. anonymous

sir example of degree

11. abb0t

$y^{(3)}, y^{(4)}...$